Saturday ref grunt
Wow clamdigger man is wearing long pants.
Can you put a book on hold for me,
Do you have Kenny G music CD's - yes our cataloger loves him. We have
Do you have Oprah's list?
Can I buy a diskette.
Patron: "Computer", Librarian "Cell phone use is prohibited in the
library." Patron goes away.
I can't find the call number. It is fiction so it is by the author's
name. In this case it is Allende, Isabel.
Daily computer user comes in and can't find the computer I assign her
to. She has been here every day since I started but can't find the
computer. I take her to it.
Some patron invites me to a < a
rally. I take a flyer and leave it at the reference desk.
Kid with flip-flops asks nicely to borrow a pencil. I give him a good
one with a Sponge Bob eraser he can keep.
Check out some more computers. This is why I have a graduate degree.
Fix a computer by rebooting it, then fix another the same way.
A tale of two cities.
Can't open a pdf. Gave patron a different computer that didn't suck as
Reserve Motorcycle Diaries DVD
Computer blue screens every time the screensaver kicks in. Nothing I
can do about it.
Are you open? Yep, a little hurricane won't stop us.
Same question different person. Probably a good time to save this
before the power goes out.
Can I play runescape? Sure go ahead kid live it up.
Info on eczemoid variant progressive pigmentosa purpura and ertyhema
annulare. Our dermatology collection sucks so I used medlineplus and
then ordered Fitzpatrick's Color
Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology .
Someone wants me to add legal paper to the printer.
A volunteer came to chat, told me she thinks Hillary Clinton is a son
of a bitch, and brought me a danish. If she weren't 84 I'd marry her,
well 84 and married.
government with drenching rain and the roof is not leaking this
week. Will miracles ever cease?!
A patron wants 4 specific titles about the culture of Vietnam. He has
the titles, authors and ISBNs of all of the books. I happily request
the ILLs for him and they are all coming from libraries in our area! No
postage charges as we have a courier.
The assistant director wants to know if I want coffee. Nope.
Help a guy print a pdf that the computer wants to open with word. Right
click open with Acrobat Reader 7 works dandy.
2 reserves, 1776 and John Adams.
Done printing to legal size.
Helped someone sign up for netlibrary.com
Signed out some more computers
Help find a book in the stacks
A patron told me "This weather is terrible, but it beats a poke in the
eye." You can't argue with that.
A caller wants to know if we have oceanography videos. Yes lots of
Is labor day September 5th? Yes according to Chase's.
Do you have the computer system where I can look up jobs? You can
certainly use the interent.
Reserve David McCullough's book about Truman. All of McCullough's
books are out- popular guy.
Help finding a local jobs site. worknetpinellas.org
Bobby McFerrin music CDs. Nope
More computer check outs.
Mark Twain on cassette? all checked out, on the local HS summer reading
Place a reserve on In the Company of Liars.
Tightly wound woman from circ gives me an evil glare as she goes by.
"Books on tattoos and stuff" Well we have books on body art, but you're
on your own for the stuff.
Redheaded woman wants Greek Mythology and Greek Literature.
Different patron, Mythology by Edith Hamilton.
Patron requests Vile France, fear, duplicity, cowardice and cheese by Denis Boyles. We don't own it and worldcat has only 2 copies in the state. Ordered and placed a reserve for patron so she will be first when it comes it.
Game pieces for Simpson's trivia game....found!
Well 15 minutes until closing. Time to start shutting off the computers not in use. Eight hours at the library and I am off into the hurricane's rains.